Swasthya Santulan Pra-kriyaCombination of To restore and The methodologypositively good maintain the which include bothcondition of mind and equilibrium between the mind and thethe body mind, body body Delimitations o Not to argue importance of a particular medicinal practice over the other. o Not to argue between acute diseases/ disorders/ conditions and chronic ones. It is the purpose of this thesis to find means of well-being and not to contend between importance of relief of acute and chronic illnesses.
Body Yoga Ayurveda Naturopathyo Union of body and mind o Traditional medicine native to o Prevention, diagnosis ando Different types of yoga: India treatment of diseases Hatha (physical), o Three bodily humors: vaat, o Facilitation of self-healing Raja (mental) and pitta, kapha capacity karma (both) o Plant based medicine and o Natural elements used foro Spatial req.: enclosed/ open treatments treatment space, leveled surface, o Stress on preventive o Spatial req.: bath rooms, locker/ changing rooms medicine mud therapy areas, o Way of living consultation rooms o Spatial req.: room for consultation, room for therapies and massage, room for preparation
Mind Vipasyana Rational Emotive Re-evaluation Co-counseling Heal Your Life Behavioral Therapy workshops o Self help philosophy based on positive and affirmative thinking o Spatial req.:o Mental purification o To change Irrational o Discharge of past distresses halls to conducto Development of beliefs (self defeating) to o Discharge gives way to workshops systematic mindfulness Rational beliefs (self natural intelligenceo Ten day course with helping) o Two person participation req. ‘Noble silence’ o Examining irrational and o Spatial req.: coveredo Methods involving unrealistic attitudes and enclosed space without concentration on beliefs to change into disturbance breathing rationalo Spatial req.: meditation o Spatial req.: counseling hall, accommodation, rooms, large halls dinning
KARE Ayurvedic and Yoga Retreat, Mulshi Case Studies o Isolation of the facility from an urban environment o Service areas distinct from the treatment areas o No local client base Relative views of the lake depending upon the height
Atmasantulan Village, Malavali Case Studies Observations and Analysis: o Isolation from urban environment o Separation of public, semi public and administrative o OPDs for locals and guests o No character to the buildings o Limited recreational activities o Organic farming on the site
Nisargopchar Ashram, Urali Kanchan Case StudiesObservations and Analysis:o Simplicity offers affordability and is with the principles of the treatmento Isolation from noises and polluting factors necessaryo Use of verandah as multifunctional spaceo No designed landscape Simplicity in structures
Pune City Vipasyana Center (Dhamma Punna): Case StudiesObservations and Analysis:o Accessibility of the center is moreo Vegetation on the site-limited buffer from the surrounding soundso Limited space-cage for meditation
Inferences From the Case Studieso The effectiveness of the treatments, therapies or methods depends upon the ability of the practitioners and also upon the quality of the environment they are conducted in.o Nature has a definite role in creating a calm, effective environmento For the treatments to work effectively all the senses need to actuate.o The facility must attempt to provide the psychological calmness and peace. Derived Ratios from the case studies T herapy/ Activity Ratio Sqm per person Residences 1:35 Ayurvedic 1:25 N aturopathic 1:25 Vipasyana Meditation 1:3.3 Administration 1:8 Kitchen Dinning 1:3 Recreational 1:7
Site Location Site Analysis o Located on the banks of Godavari river o Outside Nashik Municipal Corporation Area o Agricultural land on north, east and west sides
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Site Mapping Site AnalysisRelief Map Intangible Aspects Hydrology Soil typesVegetation Vegetation Priority
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Site AnalysisStrengths: Weaknesses:o Comfortable climate o Accessibility limited to private modes ofo Areas suitable for construction transporto River front of the site has potential to be o Growth of Nashik city may consume the developed as areas for self-reflection and surrounding farmland. areas for recreation.Opportunities: Threats:o The natural elements like trees, o Pollution of the river in the course water bodies, river, plateaus of urbanization of Nashik City. provide enough set off points to be o Present threat of global climate worked with architectural change, the climate of Nashik expression. may not remain comfortable ino The agricultural activities have the future. potential to provide an incentive for experimentation with cultivating food.o Availability of the surrounding areas if expansion needs to be done.